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UTHSC’s Madlock-Brown Participating in National COVID Data Research Collaborative

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One of UTHSC’s data scientists is applying her extensive expertise in informatics to a national effort to leverage big data in the fight against COVID-19. Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, MLS, a faculty member in Health Informatics and Information Management at UTHSC, is a co-lead for one of the clinical domain teams of the National COVID Cohort Collaborative… Read More


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Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences to Participate in Virtual 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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The Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will be among this year’s participants in the virtual 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on November 14. So far, the department has raised $1,490 of its $2,000 goal for the fundraiser that benefits the… Read More


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College of Health Professions Celebrates Health Information Professionals Week

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The 31st-annual Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week runs October 11-17. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) celebrates health information professionals during the week with activities in their organizations and the community to raise awareness of the important work they perform. “As our health care ecosystem continues to evolve, health information professionals remain committed to… Read More


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UTHSC Student’s Data Application Influencing Health Care Outcomes During Pandemic

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Leigh McCormack, an online PhD student in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is using her technology startup to make a difference in health care outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. McCormack, who is focusing her studies on health policy in the Health Informatics and Information Management program, is… Read More


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Madlock-Brown Gives Keynote Presentation at Oregon State University’s End of Summer Symposium

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Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, MLS, assistant professor of Health Informatics and Information Management  in the College of Health Professions and co-director of Informatics at the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University  of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently gave the keynote address at Oregon State University’s End of Summer Symposium via Zoom. The title… Read More


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UTHSC Alumnae Start Camp for Children With Special Needs

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When UTHSC College of Health Professions alumna and pediatric physical therapist Ashleigh Dalton, DPT, was researching recreational resources for her clients, she noticed that there was a lack of summer camps available for children with special needs.  So, she teamed up with fellow COHP alumna and pediatric occupational therapist Helen Berry, OTR/L, to start Camp… Read More


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$1 Million Grant to Aid Work with Hearing Impaired Children

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Faculty members in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville have received a $1.08 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will allow graduate students to receive… Read More


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Kasser Named Interim Chair of Physical Therapy at UTHSC

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The College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Richard Kasser, PhD, PT, interim chair and program director for the for the Department of Physical Therapy. In addition to this role, Dr. Kasser will continue to serve in his current position as assistant dean for Student Affairs in the… Read More